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Research Letter
Physician Work Environment and Well-Being
November 4, 2019

Distribution of Men and Women Among NCAA Head Team Physicians, Head Athletic Trainers, and Assistant Athletic Trainers

Author Affiliations
  • 1Orthopedic and Rheumatologic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 2Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 3Franciscan Health Network, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 4, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.5092

The percentage of female physicians in the United States has increased. In 2016, 35.2% of active physicians were women.1 However, gender disparities persist in many areas of medicine, such as compensation,2 academic rank,3 medical society awards, and national conference keynote speakers.

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